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will be in the red by a billioo dollars next year and another frightening number, 71 fed out of every education dollar in illinois goes to paying teacher retirement costs, how can they justify that amount of money? >> people who care deeply about education in illinois and around the country really needs to understand the only way you'll have the kind of resources for public education, for health care, is in the public employee unions come to the negotiating table and writes down the overly generous packages the average teacher who retired last jun june 2011 with a 30-year career had $1.6 million in cash when retired. the median income is $30,203, just an unfair burden on working class people. ashley: do you think this issue is getting a lot of play in the presidential campaign? i unfunded pension liabilities is a massive, massive problem but i get a sense it is not getting that much attention. >> i would be surprised and asked about it tomorrow night, but they absolutely should. very bad decisions, tarp, the auto bailout and of course the stimulus in january 2009 were crisis decisions. reporter
to be the pensions, i told you sucking up 71-cents out of every education dollar in illinois. political theater indulged here did not address of unfunded teacher pensions. that is what i'm talking about that is me talking about the chicago teacher union settlement with rahm emanuel, and all of the political theater that and all of the political heater that attended, and as a to you at that time, it is all about, all about the pensions and the pensions pay for them. and the governor is now quoting the idea of a federal bailout of illinois mentioned that. can you believe this stuff? and mean, a little -- just all little decency here, folks. announcing the state's fiscal 2012 budget last year governor quinn said he would seek a federal guarantee of its unfunded liabilities. sounds harmless enough, but ask about it back then. the governor claimed to bailout language was a precaution. now he calls it a drafting error. others try to call it a trial balloon. how big is the illinois problem? it has $8 billion in current outstanding debt. 8 billion. you say, okay. 8 billion. we live in a land of $16 tri
in massachusetts was not number one, right? and here is the deal. according to the national education report card in the year 2012, are we ready? massachusetts is number one, number one. number one. that's right. >> not when he was governor, not when he was governor. when he was governor it worked. >> the point is he turned it around. >> i'm glad we're talking about his record as governor. i'm very happy with the job he did with health care. talk about that. lou: you know what, may be on your show, but on this one what we will talk about is how this translates to vote on november 6th because obama got his tail kicked, as i said earlier. what does this mean for the future? the future being defined as between now and november. >> the republicans had a mess of the enthusiasm that going into this first debate. a little bit of concern on the conservative side among the best that romney was not being tough and aggressive enough in taking it to barack obama. the polling was showing he was a head or at the very least the race was tight. what will happen now is the momentum is changing. i'm hearing from a
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